Facebook Marketing Editorial

  • Create an Audience of People Who Spent the Most Time on Your Website

    … Back in May, Facebook made updates to Website Custom Audiences that gave advertisers more targeting power based on quality of website visit. That launch allowed advertisers to create audiences based on frequency of actions taken. In the example above, an audience is being generated of people who have visited JonLoomer.com at least 20 times…

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  • The Death of Brands that Care About People

    … users (more than 1 Billion every day), with more than 3 Million active advertisers. But here’s the inconvenient truth that brands, who swear that users are being wronged by not seeing more marketing content, fail to acknowledge: Engagement rate on Facebook is at an all-time high. In the fourth quarter of 2011, there were 483 Million daily active…

    Jon Loomer/ Jon Loomer Digitalin Social- 15 readers -
  • No, A Landing Page Is Not Enough

    … As someone who loosely considers himself a marketer, I’m seeing a group of info-marketers that are quickly becoming dinosaurs. Their refusal to change will ultimately lead to their extinction. One of the most popular marketing approaches for lazy people is setting up a landing page only — often with Lead Pages — and running ads…

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  • Faceboocalypse: Report Proves Flaws in Facebook Reach and Shares

    … described as ‘a change to news feed algorithm which drastically reduced the reach of many news sites’ posts.’ Ah hah! Facebook screwed with the algorithm again! I knew it. Those bastards… Shares appeared to be down. We can then assume this is due to a drop in reach (though not verified). Let’s not stop assuming about what all of this means…

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  • No, Facebook Organic Page Reach Is Not Dead

    … Want to drive lots of website traffic? Report on the death of a celebrity before it’s true. Granted, no one will respect your content once they realize that your report was false, but it’s great for clicks. The same applies to marketing and tech blogs. If you want clicks, just report that organic reach is dead for Facebook pages. Run a Google…

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  • Facebook Advertising and Spam, Deception, Value and Trust

    … innovate in the area of Facebook advertising and make ads something that people actually want to see — rather than tricking them, which is far too often the strategy. This approach is going to seem too good to be true to some, particularly those who don’t follow me closely. And unfortunately, so much damage has been done by advertisers that our group…

    Jon Loomer/ Jon Loomer Digitalin Social Facebook- 9 readers -
  • Happy Holidays: The Season of Failing with Facebook Ads

    … Facebook presents enormous opportunities for brands during the holidays. This time more than any other, people are in the mood to spend money. Through Facebook ads, the best — and worst — deals can be delivered to them. As a result, advertisers flock to the social network during November and December. They dump piles of money into it, hoping…

    Jon Loomer/ Jon Loomer Digitalin Social Facebook- 9 readers -
  • It May Be Time for You to Quit Marketing on Facebook

    … running ads, and you don’t have the time or resources to manage a page. Maybe you don’t trust Facebook, and you’re tired of all of the changes. You’re convinced that Facebook is out to screw you, and will do all they can to force you to buy ads. So do it. Quit marketing on Facebook. I’m serious. You Hate the Algorithm Changes For a while there…

    Jon Loomer/ Jon Loomer Digitalin Social Facebook Twitter- 30 readers -
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